As the medical toll of multidrug-resistant bacteria rises, recent research from the University of Virginia (UVA) provides insight into how a particularly at-risk population — hospitalized patients — may contract these pathogens from a hidden nursery: a component of the piping beneath hospital sinks.
Yttrium-90 (Y-90) has long been used to treat liver cancer. Researchers are exploring its potential to treat diseases in other sites, but a number of obstacles have made progress halting.
As liquid biopsies inch closer to becoming a standard of care, questions about their efficacy, use and role in cancer diagnosis and treatment abound. Discordant research findings between liquid and tissue biopsies only add to the confusion.
A new transition model benefits teenagers and young adults with Type 1 diabetes who are moving from pediatric to adult care, researchers say.
Involvement of radiologists in mapping out medical facilities’ mass casualty incident (MCI) plans is key to handling those occurrences, as demonstrated by a 2015 tragedy in Seattle that left 51 victims in need of emergency care.
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